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Nov 2020

Toddler Time: What’s in the Prairie

Nov 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

Register Here *Required* Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! For the November program of the monthly series we will be hitting the park to discover what is in the prairie. We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike. This program is designed for children age 2-4 and the child must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather!

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Common Feeder Birds

Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

Register Here *Required* Join Kelly McKay from ‘Building Better Birders’ as he shares an indoor presentation on the common birds you see at the feeders in Iowa. Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection – Conservation Education Program (REAP – CEP). This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from Mark Roberts (Clinton County Conservation) and Brian Ritter (Nahant Marsh Education Center).

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Fall Bird Hike

Nov 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

Register Here *Required* Join Kelly McKay from ‘Building Better Birders’ as he guides a bird hike in Jefferson County Park. Participants should bring along your binoculars and dress for fall weather. Staff will have a few extra binoculars if participants do not have a pair. Funding for this workshop was provided by the Resource Enhancement and Protection – Conservation Education Program (REAP – CEP). This workshop will be conducted by Kelly McKay (BioEco Research and Monitoring Center), with assistance from…

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Fall Nature Camp (Pre-School & Kindergarten)

Nov 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

Registration Required As fall is wrapping up and winter is on its way, send your child to a half day camp to explore what the park looks like during this season change. The morning session will be for students in pre-school and kindergarten while the afternoon session will be for students in 1st through 3rd grade.

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Fall Nature Camp (1st-3rd Grade)

Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

Registration Required As fall is wrapping up and winter is on its way, send your child to a half day camp to explore what the park looks like during this season change. The morning session will be for students in pre-school and kindergarten while the afternoon session will be for students in 1st through 3rd grade.

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Dec 2020

Toddler Time: Who Lives Here?

Dec 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

Registration Required Explore the great outdoors alongside your child! For the December program of the monthly series we will be hitting the park to discover who lives in different habitats within the park. We will be doing a short introduction before heading out on a hike.  This program is designed for children age 2-4 and the child must be accompanied by an adult. Toddler Time happens rain or shine, so be sure to dress for the weather!

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Geminids Meteor Shower Viewing

Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Zillman’s Hickory Hills, 2437 Glasgow Road
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States

Stop out to enjoy the view of the ‘king of meteor showers’, the Geminids Meteor Shower! Naturalist Brittney Tiller will have a telescope on hand to see a few night sky objects up close as well as looking for meteors with the naked eye. Dress for the weather and bring a comfortable chair or blanket. Participants should feel free to come and go during this open house style program however the shower is more active the later in the evening.

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Winter Nature Camp (Pre-School)

Dec 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

Registration Required *Opens November 16th at 6:00am Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break! Winter Nature Camp will be filled with winter games, exploration, and adventure. Kids will need to dress warm as we will be outside for a majority of the camp.

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Winter Nature Camp (Kindergarten & 1st Grade)

Dec 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

Registration Required *Opens November 16th at 6:00am Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break! Winter Nature Camp will be filled with winter games, exploration, and adventure. Kids will need to dress warm as we will be outside for a majority of the camp.

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Winter Nature Camp (2nd-3rd Grade)

Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Jefferson County Park Nature Center, 2003 Libertyville Rd
Fairfield, IA 52556 United States
$10

Registration Required *Opens November 16th at 6:00am Get out of the house and into some frozen fun over your winter break! Winter Nature Camp will be filled with winter games, exploration, and adventure. Kids will need to dress warm as we will be outside for a majority of the camp.

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